Show Summary Details

Page of
<p>Printed from Grove Music Online. Grove is a registered trademark. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a single article for personal use&#160;(for details see Privacy Policy).</p><p>date: 19 July 2019</p>

Symphony (Fr. simphonie, symphonie; Ger. Sinfonie, Symphonie; It. sinfonia)locked

  • Jan Larue,
  • Eugene K. Wolf,
  • Mark Evan Bonds,
  • Stephen Walsh
  •  and Charles Wilson

Extract

A term now normally taken to signify an extended work for orchestra. The symphony became the chief vehicle of orchestral music in the late 18th century, and from the time of Beethoven came to be regarded as its highest and most exalted form. The adjective ‘symphonic’ applied to a work implies that it is extended and thoroughly developed....

You do not currently have access to this article

Login

Please login to access the full content.

Subscribe

Please subscribe to access the full content.

Musical Quarterly
M. Brenet: Les concerts en France sous l'ancien régime (Paris, 1900/R)
Denkmäler der Tonkunst in Bayern
Fontes artis musicae
Journal of Musicological Research
Rudolstadt, Thüringisches Staatsarchiv
Early Music
B.S. Brook: La symphonie française dans la seconde moitié du XVIIIe siècle (Paris, 1962)
Acta musicologica
Rivista musicale italiana
Prague, Národní Muzeum
Proceedings of the Royal Musical Association
C. Burney: The Present State of Music in France and Italy (London, 1771, 2/1773)
[flourished]
Die Musikforschung
A. Lavignac and L. de La Laurencie, eds.: Encyclopédie de la musique et dictionnaire du Conservatoire
Le choeur des muses
Leipzig, Leipziger Städtische Bibliotheken, Musikbibliothek
Analecta musicologica
Göttweig, Benediktinerstift, Musikarchiv
Sammelbände der Internationalen Musik-Gesellschaft
Archiv für Musikwissenschaft
Revue de musicologie
Allgemeine (deutsche) Musik-Zeitung/Musikzeitung (1874-1943)
Österreichische Musikzeitschrift
Vienna, Österreichische Nationalbibliothek, Musiksammlung
Music Review
Proceedings of the Musical Association
Schwerin, Landesbibliothek Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Musiksammlung
Zeitschrift für Musikwissenschaft
Miscellanea musicologica [Australia]
Journal of the American Musicological Society
Studien zur Musikwissenschaft
Mozart-Jahrbuch [Salzburg, 1950-]
19th Century Music
G. Adler, ed.: Handbuch der Musikgeschichte (Frankfurt, 1924, 2/1930/R)
Monthly Musical Record
Händel-Jahrbuch
Casale Monferrato, Biblioteca Civica Giovanni Canna
Journal of Musicology